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Fincas de Ganuza Reserva 2012

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Fincas de Ganuza Reserva 2012

Characteristics

  • Reserva. 24 Months in French and American oak barrels
  • Bottle size:
  • 75 cl
  • Percentage of Alcohol:
  • 14

Score

P 92
Parker Score 92
93
Enterwine Score 93
93
Media rating 93

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€27.50
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Details

Produced by the Remírez de Ganuza winery, one of the best exponents of the "New World" trend in La Rioja, Fincas de Ganuza Reserva is an exquisitely crafted Spanish red wine 

Made from a blend of Tempranillo and Graciano, the 60-year-old vines were manually harvested and selected twice. Once in the cellar, the grapes were refrigerated for 24 hours and destemmed. During the process, the upper grapes - the only ones used to produced this Spanish red wine - were separated from the lower ones.

After that, they were fermented in 7,000-litre French oak barrels and subsequently transferred into new, 95% French and 5% American oak barrels, where this Rioja red wine was aged for 24 months.

Finally, this reserve red wine was blended and aged for a further 2 years in the bottle prior to its commercial release.

Drink Fincas de Ganuza Reserva 2012 from now through 2025.

Decant 1 hour before drinking.

 

Additional Information

Appearance

The wine Fincas de Ganuza Reserva has an intense ruby colour with a brick-coloured hue at the rim.

Nose

This blend of Tempranillo and Graciano is classy and intense. Fresh fruit and spices, combined with aromas of vanilla, clove, cardamom and clove over dim mineral notions and remembrances of balsam and menthol.

Palate

A remarkable wine with an excellent balance and a lush texture this reserva by Remírez de Ganuza is smooth and pleasant, with lively notions of red fruit, blackcurrants, violets, roasted coffee, cocoa, fine leather and spices. Very good acidity and long, elegant finish.

Our personal opinion

Traditional and new at the same time, Fincas de Ganuza Reserva 2012 is an exciting wine that makes a wonderful pairing with game dishes and meat recipes.

OTHER VINTAGES

Fincas de Ganuza Reserva 2011:

Enterwine 93. Peñín 92. Parker 91.

Fincas de Ganuza Reserva 2008:

Enterwine 93. Parker 92. Peñín 91.

Fincas de Ganuza Reserva 2006:

Parker 93. Peñín 92. Proensa Guide 95.

Year 2012
Type Red
D.O. Rioja
Bottle size 75 cl
Serving tempurature 15-17ºC
Should this wine be decanted? One hour before serving
Does this wine follow the guidelines of biodynamic Farming? No
Organic No
Is this product free of sulfites? No
Ageing Reserva
Type of ageing Months in French and American oak barrels
Number of months aged in Barrels 24
Parker Score 92
Peñin Score No
Our Score 93
Media rating 93
Other guides No
Name of Award No
Mono-Varietal No
Percentage of variety Tempranillo 90%, Graciano 10%.
Pairings bluefish, Cured cheeses, Game animals, Roasted foods, Roasted lamb, Roasted lamb ribs, Roasted red meats, Rosted piglet, Sheep´s cheese, Specialty Spanish prosciutto , Stews, White meat with gravy
Taste Complex and Elegant, Silky and intense, Tasty with barrel notes
Occasion A special occasion, Family reunion, To bring to an engagement
  1. fincas review by Ferante on 12/13/2018
    Value

    Fine-tuned, with the exact amount of oak. Round, energetic. Drinking nicely right now, it has a good 8 years ahead.

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